Underrated YA Reads

As I’ve become more active on Instagram, I’ve realised that there are a lot of books out there that people need to read. So much so, that I’m creating a list in two parts. The first part, will cover Aussie authors that need more recognition. These authors are incredible and wonderful, and truly just needContinue reading “Underrated YA Reads”

THE SURPRISING POWER OF A GOOD DUMPLING by Wai Chim

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult – ContemporaryTarget Audience: 12+Rating: A+ (96%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 There’s no surprise that this book was the winner of the 2020 Australian Independent Booksellers Indie Book Award Nominee for Young Adult. It’s such an amazing book! When I read this book, I wasn’t expecting a serious, mental health focused novel thatContinue reading “THE SURPRISING POWER OF A GOOD DUMPLING by Wai Chim”

Quote of the Week!

“ Death is not the only punishment you can give a person. You can also give them nightmares.” ― Veronica Roth, The Fates Divide

Impromptu Readathon

Anyone that’s been following my blog for a while knows that I’ve been hosting the TBR-athon’s since the beginning with my good friend, Alex Butler. Find her here. She’s fabulous. Last Tuesday morning I woke up after the best sleep ever and decided you know what would be fun? A FREAKING READATHON. Now, I knowContinue reading “Impromptu Readathon”

Rainbow Bookshelf Tour – Orange & Brown Books (20/30)

Welcome to the tenth shelf of the Rainbow Bookshelf Tour! This is the twentieth segment of the Tour. If you want to view the other colours in the rainbow, click here! My name is Tash and you’ll be witnessing all of the books I love and adore. I’m going to attach descriptions from Goodreads, as well as aContinue reading “Rainbow Bookshelf Tour – Orange & Brown Books (20/30)”

A VERY LARGE EXPANSE OF SEA – Tahereh Mafi (Honest Review)

Genre: Young Adult – Diverse Contemporary Target Audience: 13+ Rating: A+ (100%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 Goodreads Description:It’s 2002, a year after 9/11. It’s an extremely turbulent time politically, but especially so for someone like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim girl who’s tired of being stereotyped.Shirin is never surprised by how horrible people can be. She’s tired of the rude stares, the degradingContinue reading “A VERY LARGE EXPANSE OF SEA – Tahereh Mafi (Honest Review)”

Beautiful YA Debut Novels

Everyone has looked at a book before and just basked in the beauty that it is. The details put into some of these debut novels is just astounding. It can take your breath away (not to mention your money as well). So this post is of seven of the most beautiful debut novels I haveContinue reading “Beautiful YA Debut Novels”

Rainbow Bookshelf Tour – Blue Books (13/30)

Welcome to the sixth shelf of the Rainbow Bookshelf Tour! This is the thirteenth segment to my Rainbow Bookshelf Tour. If you want to view the other colours in the rainbow, click here! My name is Tash and you’ll be witnessing all of the books I love and adore. I’m going to attach descriptions from Goodreads, as wellContinue reading “Rainbow Bookshelf Tour – Blue Books (13/30)”

THAT BOY by Jillian Dodd (10-Point Review)

Genre: Young Adult – RomanceTarget Audience: 15+ Goodreads Rating: 4.5/5 Reading Order: That Boy, That Wedding, That Baby THIS IS SO FREAKING CUTE! Okay, I have to say something. This was my final read of 2018, and it couldn’t have been a better choice. I didn’t know how much I needed this cuteness in my life. The friendship and theContinue reading “THAT BOY by Jillian Dodd (10-Point Review)”